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Why long-term care insurance has yet to catch on

Long Term Care Insurance is the Rodney Dangerfield of insurance — it gets no respect.

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Is a Funeral Home Needed When you Opt for Cremation in Canada?

I only want cremation so I don’t need a funeral home, right?

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When does estate planning end?

In many ways it depends on your objective.

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Tax credits for seniors

There are tax credits available that can reduce your tax burden when it’s time to settle up with CRA.

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Revocation of a Power of Attorney

Ensure a power of attorney document contains an explicit revocation clause to avoid confusion.

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How to Run the “Family Bank”

Family can make life richer—unless, of course, it makes you poorer.

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Are you betting on an inheritance to solve your money problems?

We’ve become a nation of waiters.

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Mother with dementia ‘warehoused,’ daughter says

Dementia patient, 84, spent countless hours in hospital hallways, daughter says

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Posted in Alzheimer's & Dementia, Elder Abuse, Family Caregiving, Financial & Legal, Senior's Rights 0 Comments

Appointing all your children as executors can be a mistake

Problems that can arise when all the children of the deceased are named as co-executors.

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Caregivers in Canada 2012

In 2012, about 8.1 million individuals, or 28% of Canadians aged 15 years and older, provided care to a family member or friend with a long-term health condition, disability or aging needs.

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Posted in Caregiver Burnout, Family Caregiving, Financial & Legal 0 Comments

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